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There are 6 ways to get from Catania to Vienna by plane, train, ferry, bus, night bus, night train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Vienna (VIE)

5 alternative options

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Venezia Mestre
  4. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Catania Via D'Amico to Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Vienna Main train station

Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Catania to Bielsko-Biala
  2. Take the night bus from Bielsko-Biała, Dworzec Autobusowy to Vienna Central Station

Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Roma Termini
  2. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Wien Hbf

Drive, ferry

  1. Drive from Catania to Messina Marittima
  2. Take the ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
  3. Drive from Villa San Giovanni to Vienna

Catania to Vienna by train, walk and ferry

7 Weekly Services
21h 25m Average Duration
€155 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Catania to Vienna is to fly which costs €18 - €110 and takes 2h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Vienna is to fly which costs €18 - €110 and takes 2h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Vienna station. However, there are services departing from Catania Via D'Amico and arriving at Vienna Main train station via Rome Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Catania to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Catania Centrale and arriving at Wien Hbf via Roma Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 55m.

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The distance between Catania and Vienna is 1196 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Vienna without a car is to train and ferry which takes 21h 25m and costs €150 - €380.

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It takes approximately 2h 31m to get from Catania to Vienna, including transfers.

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Catania to Vienna bus services, operated by Itabus, depart from Catania Via D'Amico station.

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Catania to Vienna train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Catania Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Catania to Vienna is to fly which takes 2h 31m and costs €18 - €110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €65 - €100 and takes 28h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 1196.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 31m

What companies run services between Catania, Italy and Vienna, Austria?

Austrian Airlines, Ryanair and two other airlines fly from Catania to Vienna every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Catania to Vienna via Rome Tiburtina in around 28h 25m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Flights from Catania to Vienna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Flights from Catania to Vienna via Pisa
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Flights from Catania to Vienna via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Flights from Catania to Vienna via Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Flights from Catania to Vienna via Genoa
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Flights from Catania to Vienna via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€22 - €140
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Catania to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Catania to Vienna
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€29 - €210
Train operators
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€12 - €14
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€7 - €10
Train from Catania Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€40 - €65
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Messina Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€11 - €15
Base Standard
€25 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
8h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €220
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€75 - €110
Base Standard
€120 - €170
Base Premium
€150 - €220
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Venezia Mestre to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
Railjet
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Roma Termini to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Catania Via D'Amico to Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €45
Website
Itabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Catania to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Bielsko-Biała, Dworzec Autobusowy to Vienna Central Station
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus from Catania Via D'Amico to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rome Tiburtina to Vienna Main train station
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
RegioJet
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Catania to Bielsko-Biala
Ave. Duration
34h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €85
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Ferry operators
Blu Jet
Phone
342 32 55 869
Website
blujetlines.it
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3
Schedules at
blujetlines.it
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Ferry from Messina Marittima to Villa S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Trenitalia
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
For more information, please visit this page

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Catania to Vienna bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Vienna Main train station.

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Catania to Vienna train services, operated by Nightjet, arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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